Narrative - Official Air Force Mission Description
Mission 474: 169 P-38s and P-47s make fighter-bomber attacks on enemy transport SE of Paris; 2 P-38s and 1 P-47s are lost; 1 P-38 is damaged beyond repair and 10 P-38s and 2 P-47s are damaged; 4 pilots are MIA.
Mission 475: 6 of 6 B-17s drop leaflets in France during the night.
27 B-24s fly CARPETBAGGER missions to France during the night.
Source: THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II: COMBAT CHRONOLOGY, 1941-1945 by Carter / Mueller, the Office of Air Force History,
Non-Combat Accident Reports
Aircraft: B-17G (#42-31898). Organization: 326BS / 92BG of Podington, Bedforshire. Pilot: Alford, John A. Notes: killed in a crash destroyed by fire. Location: Podington/5mi S Sta 109 England. Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5 source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/